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Aug 15, 2013 10:00am EDT
gathering at martha's vineyard in massachusetts and we'll have audio of the president's comments coming up at about 10:15 eastern time on c-span television and c-span radio. and the video will be fed in later this morning. we'll have that as well. we'll also post it on our website at c spafment.org. the death toll, more than 500 killed yesterday. 3,500 injured. diana is joining us from warren, michigan, on the republican line. good morning. caller: good morning. i just want to say that this really breaks my heart to hear of this. no one can win. if one person ever dies. it can never be of any been fit to anyone -- benefit to anyone if somebody else dies. trust in money -- you can't buy trust. you can't give money to buy their trust. people feel a better sense of accomplishment when it's earned. everybody wants to be the chief. nobody wants to be the indian. here you have people over there don't mind staying there, they don't want to move over here, and yet everything that they worked so hard for many a years to build is being destroyed. that breaks my heart. that really breaks my heart. i
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 5:00pm EDT
is vacationing in martha's vineyard. here is part of those remarks. >> that is why we are so concerned by reason -- recent events. we appreciate the complexity of the situation. mohamed morsi was elected president in a democratic election him and his government was not conclusive and did not respect the views of all egyptians. egyptians wereny calling for a change in course. we do not believe force is the way to resolve political differences, after the military's intervention several weeks ago, there remained a chance for reconciliation and an opportunity to pursue a democratic path. instead, we have seen a more dangerous path taken. arbitrary arrests, a broad crackdown on mohamed morsi's associations and supporters, and now tragically, violence has taken the lives of hundreds of people and wounded thousands. the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we deplorable violence against civilians. we support universal rights to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest. we oppose the pursuit of martial law. it den
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 10:00am EDT
of before hiss schedule nine-day summer vacation to martha's vineyard. there is a new bill that passed att sets most student loans a cap of 8.5%. p.m., the president holds a that will range from the terror alerts that have closed over 20 can't -- 20 allssies and consulates, the way to the decision to cancel the summit with vladimir putin. coming upt will be here on c-span, and then we will take your phone calls and questions via facebook and footer. on the issue of u.s./russian set to gettalks are underway between secretary of state john kerry thomas -- kerry, and the secretary of to issues with russia. we'll keep our eyes on that might bring you more of that later today. some people say that if we cut the military, we do not have that information to fight as much. -- temptation to fight as much. if we have a smaller inventory will stay out of it. that is not true. i do not see a higher correlation to even the defense budget and the worldwide need. the world wars happened to my we the vietnam war happen, and we run prepared. the reagan years are seen by many people as the golden years, bec
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 5:00pm EDT
night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span programs on every first lady from martha washington to ida mckinley. tonight, sarah polk, mark rhett taylor and abigail fillmore.
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 5:00pm EDT
a statement today in a briefing at martha's vineyard where president is vacationing. >> the united states strongly condemns the use of violence against protesters in egypt. we extend our condolences to the families who have been killed and to the injured. we have repeatedly called on the egyptian military and security forces to show our strength and for the government to respect the universal rights of its citizens, just as we have urged protesters to demonstrate peacefully. violence will only make it more difficult to move egypt forward on the path toward lasting stability and democracy. pledgescounter to the of the government to pursue reconciliation. we strongly oppose a return to a state of emergency and call on the government to respect basic human rights such as freedom of peaceful assembly and due process under the law. the world is watching what is happening in cairo. we urge the government of egypt and all parties in egypt to refrain from violence and resolve their differences peacefully. >> more on the situation in egypt with former egyptian diplomats speaking in washington earl
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 10:00am EDT
, they're not subject to the same ramifications of their own ideology that we are. vineyardgo to martha's and that is ok. the law is flexible and fluid. that is dangerous. noblew is a means to a end. so if obama is better than the rest of us and has a better vision to mckinney really doesn't have to follow the obamacare mandate. or he really can go after boeing or give amnesty to one point 7 million illegal aliens because his intentions and goals are supposedly much better than ours. that is very dangerous when you get away from the role of absolute law. were one the countries of the ancient civilizations i find most fascinating is the byzantine empire. they actually preserved western civilization for good 1000 years. if you go into the walls and modern-day istanbul, they're like 20 feet thick. you can't help but wonder, was this country overrun from the outside or did it crumble from the inside? as a military historian and a historian or general historian of confluencesort of threats from the outside as well as threats from within, how do you see that at work on our walls of civilizati
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 10:00am EDT
underway with deputy spokesman josh earnest at martha's vineyard. there is a portion from earlier today. -- the white house has condemned the violence. >> good morning, everybody. let me take a minute to get settled here. before we get started, i want to read a statement about the violence overnight in egypt. the dates strongly condemns the use of violence against road testers in egypt. we extend their condolences to the families of those who have been killed and two the injured. we have repeatedly called on the egyptian military and security forces to show restraint and for the government to respect the universal rights of its citizens just as we urge protesters to demonstrate peacefully. the violence will only make it more difficult to move egypt forward on it path to lasting stability and democracy and runs directly counter to the pledges by the interim government to pursue reconciliation. oppose theongly return to a state of emergency law and call on the government to respect basic human rights such as freedom of peaceful assembly and due process under the law. the world is watching
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm EDT
martha's vineyard where he and the cancellation of the joint military exercise known as bright star. there have been consequences for the actions taken by the interim government. we are hopeful that -- i would also say this -- there have been consequences for other nations that there are other nations that have raised concern in the region and in europe and other places about the actions taken by the interim egyptian government. this is not something that is only in the interest of the united states. it is in the interest of our partners in the region and it our allies around the world. >> a little three years since the president has signed dodd- frank. one says that about 50% of the deadlines have been missed. what is the president's you on the progress of the law? does the banking industry have too much influence over regulators? >> part of his message is about regulators who have a job description, but he will have a message which is able conveyed to them the sense of urgency that he feels about getting the regulations under wall street reform implemented properly. most important
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
ramifications of their own ideology that we are. they can go to martha's vineyard and coste del sole and that is ok. .nd the law is very fluid the law is a means to a noble and. if obama is better than us and he really has a better vision, that he does not have to follow the obamacare mandate. or he can give amnesty to 1.7 million illegal aliens because his intent and goals are supposedly better than ours. that is dangerous when you get away from hasselhoff. >> one of the ancient civilizations i find most fascinating is the byzantine empire. they actually preserve western civilization for a good 1000 years. if you go and see the walls in modern-day istanbul, like 20 feet thick, you have to wonder if this country was overrun from the outside or did it crumble from the inside? as a military historian and a general historian as well, what confluence of threats from the outside as well as threats from within, how do you see that at work in our walls of civilization? gregg's every great civilization has enemies, foreign and domestic. how do they become superior to them when they were not
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